| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:17 AM
Expect tons of sun, blue sky and pleasant temperatures on this April Fools' Day.
And that's no joke.
South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for afternoon highs in the low 80s and evening readings in the upper 60s. There should be a few more clouds...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:31 PM
Amid increasing accounts of climate change and projections of what's to come, one advocacy group is taking a generational approach: evaluating its effects on the last five generations of Americans.
From baby boomers through today's Generation Alpha,...
| May 15, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Scientists have found the first known example of a fish with warm blood.
The large circular fish is called an opah, or sometimes a moonfish, and researchers have determined that it can keep its internal temperature 5 degrees Celsius warmer than its...
| May 12, 2015
| 9:26 AM
For Jeff Aborn of Staffordville, there aren't always enough hours in the day for his community service activities.
Aborn said he had always been fascinated about weather, and so, several years ago, when a friend learned about an adult education program...
| May 2, 2015
| 8:50 PM
For decades, oyster growers in southwest Washington have battled to control native shrimp that burrow in the mudflats and make it hard for oysters to grow.
Now, after getting state approval, a group of shellfish farmers plan to spray a widely used...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The present four-year California drought is not novel -- even if President Barack Obama and California Gov. Jerry Brown have blamed it on man-made climate change.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California droughts are...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:24 PM
An unusually large number of whales dining in areas off the West Coast also prized by the fishing industry is contributing to an alarming surge in the number of cetaceans entangled in crabbing gear.
Environmental groups are urging state fisheries...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:33 PM
They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail.
Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Concerns over the well-being of a sea lion believed to have been taken last weekend from Dockweiler State Beach have intensified.
Now, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for any information on the pup’s...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 11:37 AM
Most of the world's humpback whales could soon be removed from the endangered species list under a new plan from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the agency announced on Monday.
Citing improved conservation efforts and population...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 3:10 PM
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature.
But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...